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Nuveen Investments Sr Lead Application Developer in Iselin, New Jersey

The Senior Lead Application Developer job is responsible for overseeing the analysis, programming, and configuration of information technology systems software. This job develops complex software components and advises developers on best methods of software development and code creation. While working with the leadership team, this job provides project leadership for software development activities.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Developing/Supporting complex efforts involving Analysis, Design, Development, and testing of various application components with-in Investment Operations domain.

  • Hands on developer capable of debugging the system and fixing the production related issues.

  • Strong ability to analyze functional needs that drive the analysis and technical design of quality technical solutions.

  • Implements solutions that are aligned with business/IT strategies and complies with Nuveen’s Architectural standards.

  • Resolves complex application and technical problems.

  • Maintains knowledge of emerging technologies; Provides mentoring and training to more junior staff.

  • Handles complex operational tasks and recommends processing and technology changes.Â

Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree Required

Work Experience

  • 5+ Years Required; 7+ Years Preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work

Career Level


Required Skills:

  • 5+ years of experience with Service Oriented Architectures using WCF / Web API, front-end coding techniques using HTML, JavaScript (Angular) JQuery, and Web Forms.

  • Experience with REST API development, consumption, and integration

  • Experience with designing and developing Advanced SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) and TSQL programming solutions

  • Experience managing and working with complex data environments

  • Experience with System migrations and integrations

Preferred Skills:

  • Knowledge of CLOs, Bank Loans a plus

  • Knowledge of Data Warehouse concepts

  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related discipline with over 5+ yrs of work experience in Software Application Development

  • Strong ability to design, code, and debug applications in various software languages

  • Financial service industry experience preferred.

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

Potential Salary: $188,000.00 USD

Actual base salary may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, base salary of internal peers, prior performance, business sector, and geographic location. In addition to base salary, the competitive compensation package may include, depending on the role, participation in an incentive program linked to performance (for example, annual discretionary incentive programs, non-annual sales incentive plans, or other non-annual incentive plans).Â

Company Overview

Nuveen, the investment manager of TIAA, offers a comprehensive range of outcome-focused investment solutions designed to secure the long-term financial goals of institutional and individual investors. Its affiliates offer deep expertise across a comprehensive range of traditional and alternative investments through a wide array of vehicles and customized strategies. For more information about the firm please visit our website at

COVID-19 Vaccination

TIAA requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide documentation of full vaccination, unless you qualify for an accommodation as determined by TIAA consistent with applicable law.

Benefits and Total Rewards

The organization is committed to making financial well-being possible for its clients, and is equally committed to the well-being of our associates. That’s why we offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package designed to make a positive difference in the lives of our associates and their loved ones. Our benefits include a superior retirement program and highly competitive health, wellness and work life offerings that can help you achieve and maintain your best possible physical, emotional and financial well-being. To learn more about your benefits, please review our Benefits Summary ( .

Equal Opportunity

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, sex, religion, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.

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